Obama Caricature Watch
11:37 AM, May 3, 2008 • By DEAN BARNETT
Commentary's Jennifer Rubin noted this Michelle Obama gem from the Obamas' appearance on The Today Show this week:
As Rubin notes, "Even for the Obamas, the arrogance is quite striking." Nevertheless, just this once, I'm going to take a swig of the Kool-Aid: I can't wait until golf season when Barack Obama will personally shave three strokes off my handicap!
Exit thought: Do the Obamas really believe their own self-aggrandizing hype? How you answer that question probably corresponds with how concerned you are over the prospect of an Obama administration. If Obama truly believes that just his magnificent presence would by itself have a dramatic transformative effect on the world, then an Obama presidency would make us nostalgic for the good old days of the Carter administration. If, on the other hand, it's all just a shtick sort of like his "outrage" over Jeremiah Wright, then Obama's merely a disingenuous politician, and we've survived lots of those.